Pre-Existing Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Are Not Associated With Increased Postoperative Morbidity at 30 Days in Surgical Patients
Mascha, Edward J
Turner, Patricia L
Sessler, Daniel I
Critical care medicine 2011 May; 39(5): 1036-41
To assess the relationship between pre-existing do-not-resuscitate orders and the incidence of postoperative 30-day minor morbidity in surgical patients.
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